Rashes describe a set of skin irritation problems that are very common and could be the reaction of some kind of internal or external causes. It is a sign that your body is fighting something, which could also be an allergic reaction. The usual allergy symptoms include redness on the skin’s surface, which is accompanied with a lot of itchiness, swelling, redness and signs of slight bumps.
HOW IS RASHES DIAGNOSED?
A thorough examination of the skin would be carried out by a dermatologist. Tests would be performed on the affected area to determine whether the rash is being caused by an infection or skin disease.
HOW IS RASHES TREATED?
Treatment depends on the cause of the rash. In case of food allergies, anti-allergens are given to soothe the same. If the rash is due to weather, heat, etc. then topical ointments are provided like soothing aloe vera and calamine.
DID YOU KNOW?
Rashes caused by medications would require immediate medical attention as sometimes they can lead to life-threatening allergic reactions.